Our mission is to garner interest in and facilitate education of the diverse kingdom of Fungi. Alabama is home to thousands of different fungi, some simple brackets, some highly sought-after edibles. We're here to appreciate them all and provide members and the public with several high-quality resources that allow us to enjoy this often hidden, and sometimes mysterious kingdom of life!
Applying That Mission
The field of mycology is always changing and growing, and we're here to help people catch-up and understand both identification of and re-classification of species and genera that grow in our backyard. We have probably hundreds of un-identified species of mushrooms thriving right here in Alabama, and we seek to help create classifications for those mushrooms by working closely with herbariums, botanical gardens, and citizen scientists like you! But more importantly, we have a ton of fun foraging for elusive mushrooms, identifying them together, and eating the best of them!